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single here in the eighth. three three-run innings previously. j.d.: normal will you i wouyou down in the eighth game over but the nationals' pen had some struggles lately, ubs hitters have had a good night. len: the closer rafael soriana in his last runs four appearances and homers in the last three. 2-1. wgn news comes up right after the ballgame. around.
11-6. span trots home. they got their five-run lead back. j.d.: second hit of the night for zimmerman. e talked about his ability it cover the outside part of the plate even though he starts well off of it. outer third.he see again the inconsistency of hector. emput o he will put one down and then thigh the happy zone for the hitter. len: 0-1 to harper. team withmbined, each 11. he nationals outscoring the
runners and fielders are on their feet so long normally you expect a miscue or two. theso far that has not been ki case. but not byhe pitcher castro. he will step on second to end inning. they add to to their lead and it is 11-6 in the eighth. you're cute. [ door closes ] [ female announcer ] new special k protein cereal helps keep you fuller longer. willpower. what will you gain when you lose? how ya doin'? mmm. [ birds chirping ] okay bye bye! [ female announcer ] help satisfy your hunger longer with special k protein bars and shakes. willpower. what will you gain when you lose?
len: 11-6 nationals. bottom of the eighth. this is tyler clippard who leads all major league relievers since in the d into relief middle of 2009. 123 strikeouts. carlos marmol and craig kimbrel on that list. for check out the hits innings pitched. that is the key with clippard. so he getsll pitcher stung with the long ball now and then but the batting average typically very low.
len: he has some deception. over the top.h watch how he throws his elbow comes in the air and right over the top. don't get a long look at him. and a miss. 96.but it probably felt like j.d.: a little late getting started. if you be interesting are a pitching coach or somebody interviewing time similar not soon hum pitch you will ask him i will throw a about league average and throw best of your knowledge of them pretty straight 92 miles high and i will throw some change-ups about 84 about belt high. pitching coach would say son you
are out of your mind you can't big ve like that in the leagues. watch him pitch long enough and fine alize it works just for him. his change-up is so good he can the d to throw it up in zone. len: watkins missed the change-up. len: suzuki had been able to cleanly that would have been a strikeout. instead it is just a foul ball.
change-up and a clippard will get him on the easy groundout. one to three. and two away here in the eighth. j.d.: the change-up it fullroduced the change-up, swing, slow roller. it is almost like a father-son push him to the eighth, take him out and then i hit you leadoff and give you more responsibility. len: lined and caught.
missed about the same spot all three times. 3 now werth likes to swing 3-0. caused a problem last year in washington when he swung at a pitch. we will find out. j.d.: we will find out here. didn't even think about it. ball four. you know the book certain things you don't do in baseball ethics.of the written thistually ba back, not a manual they passed a lot of u talk to different baseball people and they have different interpretations. 3-0 to swing don't have a problem. people with a five-run
ead you have no business babbseball. a 3-0 there is the unwritten back. you have to be ready. dejesus takes a strike, just his second plate games nce in the three since he was sent from the cubs to the nationals. that was for a player to be named later. those numbers pretty much as a 0-1.ave for one rizzo bobbles and still has time to recover and get the out at fir first. j.d.: nice job staying with the play. willot sure how long david be a national but it will be tough to get at-bats with the way itd con tpeubgtd the is -- configured the way it is and span.r, werth
j.d.: a good let-up there by hector. two down. his second strikeout. quite a pitching matchup tomorrow. that is worth skipping work, to the park or tuning us up. then off to san diego and l.a. en: dodgers a winner tonight 4-1 in miami. j.d.: greinke again. roll.been on a nice len: 12-3. iancarlo stanton homered for the fish, his 16th. the dodgers have won two in a straight.losing two they will play again tomorrow
afterno afternoon. to lombardozzi inside. j.d.: the red sox put a beatdown n the giants today 12-1 the final from san francisco. doubront beat zito. tampa , starting the day bay and boston were tied atop of a east although tampa bay few percentage points ahead. in baltimore ost and the red sox winning so their is a full game. minnesota 7-1 the final. j.d.: the giants continue to go
backwards. we have been talking about the the most and who is disappointing team in baseball. the giants, world series a year ago. attling to stay out of the basement in the n.l. west. 10-7.the reds beat arizona choo 4-5 with a homer and three knocked in. it up and we ck will go to the bottom of the ninth. 11-6.ngton leads hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn?
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the pitch. j.d.: the big bang theory of aseball is that the team that wins typically will score more than the e inning other club will score in the game. not the case tonight. had the big five-run fifth but not enough. up: the problem is they gave four different innings of crooked numbers themselves. foul tipped. 1-2. down to the final strike. -- droppede tkhopd wreug his ast 17 at and they are -- wrigley and a 2-7 in this rom a home stand that ends tomorrow. cubs hit to keep the alive.